“You Can’t Make This Stuff Up” – One policyholder’s remarkable relationship with National Life

By Beth Rusnock, Director of Community Relations

In 1955, a young, recently married man named Daniel Fuss was searching for a life insurance policy. Much to his dismay, no carriers would insure him including one represented by his best friend’s father. They didn’t want to “take a chance,” said Dan, on a person who was about to enter the Naval flight academy.

Then he learned about a company called National Life.

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“It’s like going to Disney World”

One of those early July days in Vermont (the sunny kind, not the downpour kind), three faces peered in through the glass doors of the main lobby, knocking and waving. Curiously, security officer Rick Pope peered back at the unfamiliar, smiling faces and opened the door to see how he could help them.

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